The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 74 73 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.38% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.40% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Median daily rate £275 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 966 997 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.88% 95.59% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 517 525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Beaconsfield - 3 £275 -
Gerrards Cross - 3 £275 -
Chesham - 2 - -
Milton Keynes -4 1 £450 +12.50% 5
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Intranet
4 3 (27.27%) Extranet
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Telerik
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) DevExpress
5 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Extranet
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) OAuth
4 2 (18.18%) OAuth2
4 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) DevExpress
1 2 (18.18%) Telerik
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT Services Ltd
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